Introductory Concepts
Elementary Relationships
Extensions of Verbal Behavior
Multiple Controlling Relationships
Building on the Elementary Relationships

46.2 Autoclitic Tact Example #1

“I see that it is raining” contains the autoclitic tact “I see.” “I see” is controlled by the visual stimulation that is controlling the response “raining.” Stimulation of the visual receptor is a private discriminative stimulus that can come to control such verbal responses as “I see.”

Autoclitic Tact

A verbal relationship with the following features:

A non-verbal stimulus

The non-verbal stimulus is some aspect of a primary verbal relationship

The specific features of the controlling relationship (e.g., receptor being stimulated or the intensity or strength of the stimulation; stimulation may include an establishing response)

The form of the response

I see that it is raining cartoon clipart.
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